Predictive Factors for Early Postoperative Hypocalcemia After Surgery for Primary Hyperparathyroidism (Report)

Predictive Factors for Early Postoperative Hypocalcemia After Surgery for Primary Hyperparathyroidism (Report)

Surgery remains the most effective treatment for hyperparathyroidism. The incidence of hyperparathyroidism is increasing secondary to increased detection, technological advances, awareness by providers, and routine serum calcium screening (1). While early guidelines suggested surgery in those with symptoms or significant hypercalcemia, more recent evidence suggests that earlier intervention in “asymptomatic” patients may prevent long-term complications […]

Some Early Black Doctors--a Very Politically Active Cohort, 1941-1954 (Clinical Practice)

Some Early Black Doctors–a Very Politically Active Cohort, 1941-1954 (Clinical Practice)

Between 1948 and 1954 increasing government intimidation along with an accompanying intensification of protest politics resulted in older, moderate medical leaders withdrawing from the political frontline. Younger doctors were more radical and their continued political activism led to vigorous repression by the apartheid state, and eventually to scarce medical skills being lost to the people […]